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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 45' South
Longitude: 16° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.54 meters/second, 1650.7 km/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.72 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.4"3.62 miwest0° 22' 03.8"25.27 misouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 12' South
Longitude: 14° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.17 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.4"980.00 miwest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 misouth979.77 mi
24 hours13° 43' 09.6"931.01 mieast4° 10' 08.2"286.61 misouth966.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 11:38 AM376 km234 miles203 nmWest W
HuamboMon 11:38 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaMon 11:38 AM512 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleMon 11:38 AM519 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CabindaMon 11:38 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
DolisieMon 11:38 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireMon 11:38 AM687 km427 miles371 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoMon 11:38 AM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mbuji-MayiMon 12:38 PM819 km509 miles442 nmEast-northeast ENE
FrancevilleMon 11:38 AM857 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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